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Vestibular Migraine Coping Strategies

FINDING TREATMENT AND SUPPORT FOR COPING WITH VESTIBULAR MIGRAINE Vestibular migraine patients, Kayla McCain and Alicia Wolf, share their tips for coping with vestibular migraine. When an individual is first diagnosed with vestibular migraine it

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Vestibular Clinical Specialist Certification Denied

The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) recently announced that it denied the Academy of Neurologic Physical Therapy’s request to create a Vestibular Clinical Specialist Certification, stating that vestibular practice is a sub-specialty of

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Vestibular Migraine: It’s Not Just a Headache

Vestibular migraine isn’t just a headache. It is a potentially disabling neurologic disorder. Author: Stuart Johnson, PT Most people know migraine as a severe headache that makes it difficult to perform routine activities. But it

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Steps-2-Balance Ambassasdor

15-year old Alex Shaddock is VeDA's 2019 Steps-2-Balance Ambassador.  The Vestibular Disorder Association (VeDA) today announced their annual call to all those living with a vestibular condition, to challenge themselves in taking a step forward

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Nature Therapy

In many places, winter means dark, cold and gloomy weather, which can have an adverse effect on our mood. Spring, on the other hand, heralds longer days and the blossoming of flowers. It means more

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Dizziness Symptom Profile (DSP)

The DSP is a "smart" case history form to aid in the diagnosis and management of patients presenting with dizziness. By Gary P. Jacobson, Ph.D., FASHA One of the most important parts of a vestibular function

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Luck Has Nothing To Do With It

Many vestibular patients feel unlucky because they have an invisible illness that affects every aspect of their life, but that others don't see or understand. Vestibular patient, Peggy Artman, considers a different way for patients

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VeDA Volunteer Goes to D.C.

Danielle Tate represented VeDA during RDLA's Rare Disease Week on Capitol Hill. Danielle is a physical therapist and a volunteer member of VeDA's Advocacy Committee.  Recently, she had the opportunity to join other rare disease advocates

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VeDA Advocates on Capitol Hill

VeDA volunteer, Danielle Tate, joined rare disease advocates in Washington D.C. to raise awareness about vestibular disorders among our law makers. EveryLife Foundation for Rare Diseases has designed a program (Rare Disease Legislative Advocates) to

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Gratitude Journals

Gratitude has been shown to benefit people physically and psychologically. Some studies have shown that keeping a gratitude journal can increase a person’s happiness and overall positive mood. Others show that patients who are more

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